Press Releases

Assemblymember Chris Holden Scores Local Victories in Latest Budget Update

Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Legislature passed AB 178 that included local victories sought by Assemblymember Chris Holden.  The legislation, known as a budget trailer bill, supplements the 2021-2022 State Budget agreement announced earlier in June. Next, Assemblymember Holden’s bill AB 2617 will enable more local education agencies to establish dual enrollment opport

Education Has No Limits, Dual Enrollment Continues Through the Senate

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill, AB 2617 - Dual Enrollment Opportunities and Outreach passed the Senate Committee on Education. Assembly Bill 2617 would expand opportunities for local education agencies to establish dual enrollment outreach for students and increase access to resources.

Carbon Intensity of Construction and Building Materials Act Passes Committee

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill, Assembly Bill 2446: Carbon Intensity of Construction and Building Materials Act, passed the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications.  This measure is the first in the nation, and would require the State to develop a framework for measuring and then reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the construction